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SGI/Linux on a Challenge S series

Subject: SGI/Linux on a Challenge S series
From: William Ellis <>
Date: Sat, 10 Jan 1998 09:38:20 -0800 (PST)
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I just got hold of a spare Challenge S Series(R5000) I was
going to attempt putting SGI/Linux on.  I know the porting is
basicaly geared for the Indy's but I was going to muck with it
a bunch. Then I just saw this post and was wondering if there 
was any quick, good heads-up for these machines.  
Thanks, Bill 

>> I tried to compile the latest sources for an Indigo R4k .. with minimal
> Did you modify the load address of the kernel?  Indy kernels are by
> default linked for address 0x88002000 because the Indy has a 128mb
> hole in it's address space there.  I assumes (wje???) that your box
> has it's memory mapped from 0x80000000 upwards, so this would only
> work if you actually have that more than 128mb ...
>   Ralf

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